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Bon Jovi's Tour Is Highest Earner Of 2010

13th December 2010

Rockers BON JOVI have grossed $146.5 million (£97.6 million) from their North American shows in the past 12 months, making them the highest music tour earners of 2010.The Livin' on a Prayer hitmakers delighted fans...

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Ac/dc Drummer Convicted Of Drug Possession

1st December 2010

AC DC drummer PHIL RUDD has been fined after he was convicted of cannabis possession by a court in New Zealand.The Australian rock star was caught with 25 grams (0.35 ounces) of the drug in...

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Ac/dc, Jackman And Urban Are Richest Aussies

1st December 2010

Rockers AC DC, country star KEITH URBAN and actor HUGH JACKMAN have topped a list of 2010's highest-earning Australians.The band came second in the countdown of the country's highest earning entertainers with an annual income...

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Ac/dc Crowned Festival Kings

19th November 2010

AC DC's larger-than-life set at Britain's Download Festival this summer (10) has landed the rock legends a top award.The Aussie rockers' gig was voted the Headline Performance of the Year at the annual U.K. Festival...

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Slash Victorious At Classic Rock Awards

11th November 2010

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist SLASH is celebrating after his solo debut was named Album of the Year at the Classic Rock Roll Of Honour awards on Wednesday (10Nov10).The rocker's self-titled offering saw off competition...

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U2 Dominate Billboard Touring Awards

5th November 2010

Rock acts including U2, METALLICA and AC DC were the toast of the Billboard Touring Awards in New York on Thursday (04Nov10), taking the night's top prizes.The Irish band's 360 Degree trek was named Top...

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Jackson & Pink Top Myspace Poll

8th October 2010

MICHAEL JACKSON and pop punk PINK have been named the best solo artists of all time in a new online survey.The late Thriller hitmaker beat Justin Timberlake and Bob Marley, who came second and third...

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Rush To Be Honoured As Living Legends In London

29th September 2010

Rockers RUSH are to be honoured with the Living Legend award at Classic Rock magazine's Marshall Roll Of Honour Awards in November (10).The Canadian trio will jet to London to pick up the accolade at...

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Spears Tops Worst Cover Song Survey

22nd September 2010

BRITNEY SPEARS' version of I LOVE ROCK 'N' ROLL has been named the worst cover version of all time.The singer released Joan Jett's track in 2002 but music fans were unimpressed with Spears' rendition -...

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Pink Beats Ac/dc & Beyonce To Australia's Top Live Award

7th September 2010

Pop star PINK's record-breaking 2009 concert tour of Australia has been rewarded - the TROUBLE hitmaker landed a prestigious Helpmann Award for Best International Concert on Monday (06Sep10).Pink beat AC DC, Beyonce and George Michael...

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Fascinating Fact 9919

3rd September 2010

Rap icon SNOOP DOGG has become the first hip-hop artist to land tracks on the popular video game Rock Band. Eight Snoop Dogg songs, including Drop It Like It's Hot and Who Am I (What's...

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System Star Shavo Stole Schwarzenegger's Thunder On Ac/dc Shoot

22nd August 2010

Former SYSTEM OF A DOWN star SHAVO ODADJIAN once sneaked into an AC DC video shoot and stole the show from ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER.A pal of the rocker was charged with printing passes for the Big...

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Ac/dc Exhibition To Open In Sydney

17th August 2010

Australian rockers AC DC are set to be honoured in their hometown of Sydney with a new exhibition documenting their rise to fame.The show will trace the band from its formation in 1973 by brothers...

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Kiss & Slash Are Big Nominees At Classic Rock Awards

13th August 2010

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, KISS, AC DC and SLASH are leading the nominations for the Classic Rock Roll Of Honour awards, with two nods each.Rock legends KISS and former Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash are...

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Hutchence's Estate Goes To War Over Radio Adverts

3rd August 2010

The executors of MICHAEL HUTCHENCE's estate have taken aim at an Australian radio station chain for using the late INXS frontman's name in an advertising campaign.Representatives for the singer's estate have contacted executives at the...

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Ac/dc Challenge Rolling Stones For Biggest Tour

27th July 2010

AC DC's ongoing BLACK ICE tour has been named the second highest-grossing trek in rock history on a new Billboard magazine list.After performing 168 shows to close to five million fans around the globe in...

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Bon Jovi Rep Dismisses Forbes Complaint Reports

26th July 2010

A representative for JON BON JOVI has dismissed reports the singer was unhappy with the band's omission from Forbes' recent music rich list - insisting the rockers never "expected" to be included.The band failed to...

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Butler, Moore And Monaghan Sing Karaoke In Michigan

24th July 2010

Partygoers at a karaoke bar in Michigan were treated to a star-studded performance this week (beg19Jul10) when GERARD BUTLER, DEMI MOORE and MICHELLE MONAGHAN all took to the stage to sing.Butler and Monaghan are currently...

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U2 Is The World's Biggest-selling Band

18th July 2010

U2 has raked in a staggering $130 million (£84.9 million) over the last 12 months - making the Irish rockers the biggest selling band in the world.Despite frontman Bono being unable to perform after an...

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Eminem Storms To The Top Of The U.s. Album Charts With 741,000 Sales

30th June 2010

EMINEM has shattered chart expectations in America to land at the top of the album countdown with the biggest sales week in almost two years.The rapper's Recovery has debuted at number one on the Billboard...

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Romanian Roads Officials Fired Over Ac/dc Mix Up

28th June 2010

Four Romanian customs officials who left members of AC DC and their crew stranded on a highway have been fired.The group was fined 2,500 Euros ($3,000/£2,000) after they were accused of failing to pay a...

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Ac/dc Wins Double At The Apra Awards

22nd June 2010

Legendary rockers AC DC won big at the 2010 Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) Awards on Monday (21Jun10) after taking home two of the night's top trophies.The Highway To Hell hitmakers were handed the Songwriter...

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Gorillaz Were First To Offer U2 Glastonbury Replacement Slot

15th June 2010

GORILLAZ landed a headlining slot at this year's (10) Glastonbury festival because they were the first act to offer to replace U2 following news of BONO's back injury.The Irish rockers were forced to pull out...

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Ac/dc's Stage Honour At U.k.'S Download Festival

12th June 2010

Rockers AC DC were honoured with their very own stage at Britain's Download Festival.The band performed at the annual event in Derbyshire, England on Friday (11Jun10) and were given sole use of a specially erected...

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British Music Festival To Honour Dio, Gray And Cable

11th June 2010

Late rockers including RONNIE JAMES DIO, SLIPKNOT's PAUL GRAY and former STEREOPHONICS star STUART CABLE are to be honoured at Britain's Download music festival this weekend (11-13Jun10).Videos commemorating the stars, who all passed away in...

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'Fake Ac/dc Promoter' Charged

9th June 2010

A woman who allegedly pretended to be an AC DC concert promoter has been accused of conning fans out of nearly $100,000 (£66,667) by planning a fake gig.Australian Leanne Herbert, 41, was arrested last month...

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Kiss Offer Tour Slots In Music Competition

2nd June 2010

Veteran rockers KISS are giving unsigned bands the chance to join their upcoming North American tour - the band is offering up support slots as part of a new competition.The Crazy Crazy Nights hitmakers have...

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Ac/dc Fined On Romanian Highway

1st June 2010

Rockers AC DC were forced to hand over 2,500 Euros ($3,000/£2,000) to Romanian highway officials last month (May10) after they were accused of failing to pay a road toll and banned from leaving the country.The...

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Ac/dc Cut Short Oslo Gig After Plane Trouble

31st May 2010

Heavy rockers AC DC only just made it to a concert in Oslo, Norway on Sunday night (30May10) after plane trouble almost left them grounded in Berlin, Germany.The band was due to fly in from...

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Stars Join Santana For Classic Rock Covers Album

28th May 2010

Rapper NAS, JOE COCKER, CHRIS CORNELL and THE DOORS keyboard player RAY MANZAREK have teamed up with guitar great CARLOS SANTANA for his new album of classic rock anthems.Nas performs AC DC's Back in Black...

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